Bush confined to the dustbin of history

As George W. Bush’s second term in office draws to an end, James Foley examines the legacy of arguably the most hated man on earth As equities tumbled and millions of Americans faced repossession in late September, George Bush,…

Diary of a dairy queen

Our resident carnivore, Michelle Williams, goes herbivore for a week to investigate veganism As a self-confessed dairy addict and staunch carnivore, I have always harboured a niggling fear that my meat-eating lifestyle might not stand up to my own…

Hockey club outclassed

Glasgow 0 – 4 Strathclyde Despite a deserved optimism from GUHC Men’s 2nds, following their recent resounding 8-1 victory away against Livingston, the squad failed to equal a highly charged Strathclyde side who dominated against their…

Wildcats left licking wounds

The Glasgow Wildcats’ first ever game at the Kelvin Hall Arena against Northumbria in the Netball Superleague, turned into disappointment for the escatically vocal crowd after the resulting  22 – 46 scoreline. Despite an impressive start…

Rugby club tackles national final

Suzi Higton Glasgow University Rugby Football Club got their season campaign off to a strong start, claiming the runners-up spot after reaching the finals of the St. Hellier Pear Cider National 10’s competition, held recently in Newcastle. Despite a…

Shooting hoops for victory

Glasgow University Women’s Basketball team outfought and out-thought an aerially superior Queen Margaret University side (QMU) in a crushing display, as they ruthlessly dismantled their Edinburgh rivals 72-25 in a performance that sent out a…

GUSA host 50/50 fundraiser

Students recently participated in GUSA’s  now annual 50/50 fundraiser over the course of three days for charity, resulting in a weekend exhibition of perseverance, pain and personal achievement. The GUSA event saw over 20 students completing…

Taking care of affairs

Lucy Humphries is astounded by a new rendition of a Pinter classic The Citizen Theatre’s new production of Harold Pinter’s The Caretaker greets the audience with a single room, a solitary man and a resounding lack of dialogue. Pinter…

There is a house in New Orleans

The Tron offers a startling vision of N’Yahlins in Suddenly Last Summer and Like The Rain, writes Tom Bonnick The near-magical list of ingredients that have come together to form the Tron Theatre’s new production of Suddenly Last Summer…

Struck off

Tom Bonnick Here in the always-glamorous world of film reviewing, the effects of the American writer’s strike are still being felt.  Productions were put on hold, cancelled, or consigned to Hollywood-purgatory, and the upshot of all these shenanigans is…

Hunger (Dir: Steve McQueen)

Frank Lazarski This year’s Cannes Film Festival saw an unprecedented display of new British cinema. Along with Terrence Davies’ ‘Of Time and The City’ and Duane Hopkins’ ‘Better Things’, ‘Hunger’ — Steve McQueen’s portrayal of the end days of…

Easy Virtue (Dir: Stephan Elliot)

Emily McQueen Govan Easy Virtue is an adaptation of an early Noel Coward play; a comedy of manners providing a droll and witty look into the life of a staid, snobbish and typically English upper class family. We are…

W (Dir: Oliver Stone)

Hating George W. Bush is so cool. In fact, it’s so cool, that the only thing cooler is to unashamedly support him. I mean, he’s no Reagan but he’s still pretty cool. Or maybe he isn’t,…

Quantum of Solace (Dir: Marc Forster)

Louise Ogden Following the success of 2006’s Casino Royale, expectations for Quantum of Solace, the 22nd instalment in the James Bond saga, could not have been higher. Topping the previous effort was always destined to be a daunting task…

Winter investment

Isabella Poppius argues the case for splashing out on classics this season. Harsh economic conditions of late have forced most people to think twice before opening their wallets and for an ever increasing number of savvy fashionistas this ´think…